VeriLinks: verifying links in an arbitrary linkset

VeriLinks is a light-weight platform for creating games to verify links in an arbitrary linkset. Agreement among players on the validity of a link is rewarded by coins or points. Depending on the specific game, those are then used to fight against enemy invadors in a tower defense style game or to battle using space ships. VeriLinks automatically balances the game such that the questions match the user's strength and the rewards match the difficulty of questions. VeriLinks features an admin console, which allows to create new games from a linkset by specifying the respective SPARQL endpoints, a template (for visual presentation) and the linkset itself.

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Experiment 2012: Can we create better links by playing games?

In 2012, we officially released Veri Links and started a survey, which we distributed on Linked Data and Semantic Web mailing lists. We recorded in-game statistics and survey answers to obtain a clearer picture on the usefulness of games, in particular VeriLinks, for interlinking. The results and accompanying material for the experiments are available here:

Remark: Since people participated in the survey and played the game outside of the 3-day experiment phase, the raw data above are updated versions of those in the report.

Survey Winners (those who agreed that we can publish their names): Gianluca Demartini, Kingsley Idehen, Joe Montibello, Michael Röder, Jakub Kotowski, Thomas Efer, Virginia Knight, Ruby, Florent Jochaud

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DBpedia @ SEMANTiCS 2017 ( 2017-09-04T15:25:14+02:00 by Sandra Bartsch)

2017-09-04T15:25:14+02:00 by Sandra Bartsch

We are happy to invite you to the 10th DBpedia Community Meeting which will be held in Amsterdam. During the SEMANTiCS 2017, Sep 11-14, the DBpedia Community will get together on the 14th of September for the DBpdia Day. Read more about "DBpedia @ SEMANTiCS 2017"

PRESS RELEASE: Amsterdam​ ​-​ ​this​ ​year’s​ ​hotspot​ ​​on Linked​ ​Data​ ​Strategies​ ​&​ ​Practices ( 2017-09-04T11:58:06+02:00 by Sandra Bartsch)

2017-09-04T11:58:06+02:00 by Sandra Bartsch

September 11-14, 2017 international experts from science and industry demonstrate the business value of smart data services at SEMANTiCS 2017 Experts from science and industry meet at Europe’s biggest Linked Data and Semantic Web event to present and discuss latest … Continue reading → Read more about "PRESS RELEASE: Amsterdam​ ​-​ ​this​ ​year’s​ ​hotspot​ ​​on Linked​ ​Data​ ​Strategies​ ​&​ ​Practices"

AKSW Colloquium, 01.09.2017, IDOL: Comprehensive & Complete LOD Insights ( 2017-08-28T17:24:03+02:00 Gustavo Publio)

2017-08-28T17:24:03+02:00 Gustavo Publio

At the AKSW Colloquium on Friday 1st of September, at 10:40 AM there will be a paper presentation by Gustavo Publio. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium, 01.09.2017, IDOL: Comprehensive & Complete LOD Insights"

AKSW at ISWC2017 ( 2017-07-30T05:57:57+02:00 Muhammad Saleem)

2017-07-30T05:57:57+02:00 Muhammad Saleem

We are very pleased to announce that AKSW will be presenting 2 papers at ISWC 2017, which will be held on 21-24 October in Vienna, Austria. The demo and workshops papers have to be announced. Read more about "AKSW at ISWC2017"

AKSW Colloquium, 07.07.2017, Two paper presentations concerning Link Discovery and Knowledge Base Reasoning ( 2017-07-06T21:24:36+02:00 by Daniel Obraczka)

2017-07-06T21:24:36+02:00 by Daniel Obraczka

At the AKSW Colloquium on Friday 7th of July, at 10:40 AM there will be two paper presentations concerning genetic algorithms to learn linkage rules, and differentiable learning of logical rules for knowledge base reasoning. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium, 07.07.2017, Two paper presentations concerning Link Discovery and Knowledge Base Reasoning"